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News Haiti » Culture: In Brooklyn, Push for a Special Haitian District Hits Resistance

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/nyregion/brooklyn-little-haiti.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

“But the Haitian presence out here is real strong. It makes sense.” Not everyone in the central Brooklyn neighborhood agrees. Last year, an area bounded by Flatbush, Church and Nostrand Avenues was designated the Little Caribbean cultural ...

News Haiti » Culture: Making Miami's Little Haiti Neighborhood Great Again

News channel or source: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/making-miamis-little-haiti-neighborhood-great-again/4340797.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Little Haiti is considered “the cultural heart of the Haitian diaspora” in the United States. Many Haitians fled from their homeland and sailed to the U.S. mainland in the 1980s. Some of them established the Little Haiti neighborhood in Florida’s ...

News Haiti » Culture: Brooklyn argues about 'Little Haiti' district

News channel or source: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/brooklyn-argues-about-little-haiti-district/article_fd636ad5-d208-5226-a7f4-0636bfe75464.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

“But the Haitian presence out here is real strong. It makes sense.” Not everyone in the central Brooklyn neighborhood agrees. Last year, an area bounded by Flatbush, Church and Nostrand avenues was designated the Little Caribbean cultural ...

News Haiti » Culture: Haiti - Culture : Merlenka acclaimed in Guadeloupe, finished 4th in the talent contest «Défi lycéens»

News channel or source: http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24060-haiti-culture-merlenka-acclaimed-in-guadeloupe-finished-4th-in-the-talent-contest-defi-lyceens.html
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

On April 6th, at the Paul Chonchon Sports Hall in Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, Merlenka Silencieu, Champion of the 2017 "podium écoliers 2017" singing competition in Haiti, competing with 8 other finalists in the "Défi lycéens" talent contest, from ...

News Haiti » Culture: Luka and Clark Sabbat’s Latest Project Uses Fashion to Help Haiti

News channel or source: https://www.vogue.com/article/luka-clark-sabbat-related-collaboration-haiti-interview
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

“It was an experience because we actually went to Haiti—it’s not like we designed it from home and did the charity thing from the crib,” Luka says. “It was cool seeing everything: how people live, understanding the culture, coming up with the ...

News Haiti » Culture: Radio Haiti Archive receives second National Endowment for the Humanities grant

News channel or source: https://blogs.library.duke.edu/rubenstein/2018/04/09/radio-haiti-archive-receives-second-national-endowment-for-the-humanities-grant/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

speaking out against oppression and impunity while advocating for human rights and celebrating Haitian culture and heritage. On 3 April 2000, Jean Dominique was assassinated in Radio Haiti’s courtyard, and in February 2003, amid escalating threats to ...

News Haiti » Culture: How Haiti is Making Some of the Best Rum on Earth

News channel or source: https://www.winemag.com/2018/04/12/haiti-clairin-rum/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Rum’s place in Caribbean culture is well known, but little is said about Haitian bottlings, despite the country housing more than 500 local distilleries—arguably more than any other country in the region. This booming DIY distilling scene makes Haiti ...

News Haiti » Culture: High note: Utah Symphony members find joy, talent in Haiti workshops

News channel or source: https://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=46299844&nid=148&title=high-note-utah-symphony-members-find-joy-talent-in-haiti-workshops
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

In one of the world's poorest nations, they found something uplifting: pride, joy and musical talent. "I think Haiti has a rich cultural history," said concertmaster Madeline Adkins, one of 17 Utah Symphony musicians who recently put on a weeklong workshop ...

News Haiti » Culture: Plan would designate official Little Haiti district in Flatbush

News channel or source: http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2018/4/18/plan-would-designate-official-little-haiti-district-flatbush
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Flatbush-Ditmas Park) is leading an effort to designate an area bordered by Avenue H, Brooklyn Avenue, Parkside Avenue and East 16th Street the Little Haiti Business and Cultural District “to foster a strong sense of ...

News Haiti » Culture: Fighting Gentrification By Making Little Haiti Great Again

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/making-miamis-little-haiti-market-great-again/4338726.html
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

Little Haiti, considered the “cultural heart of the Haitian diaspora” in the United States, was established by Haitian refugees - many of whom arrived on boats in the 1980s. “Because of gentrification - it’s the only thing that we have so we’re ...